Health Commissioner Extends Code Blue in Baltimore Through Wednesday Morning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

With dangerously cold weather expected to continue in the city for at least several more days, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen, M.D. has ordered the Code Blue extended through 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 25.  Baltimore City has been under a Code Blue declaration continuously since February 12.

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